LEATHER TREATMENT 2017-09-05T14:13:48+00:00

Leather Treatment

How to do leather treatment to keep your leather product well

Maintain your leather product regularly can ensure it to be much durable and used much longer.

Tips:

  • Please leave it or them in a cool dry ventilated place.
  • All of our products have already been carefully handled with dirt-resistant & slightly surface waterproof, but you still need to stay it or them away from too much dirty and moist area.
  • You’re supposed to care for your leather item (s) at least one time per week by using “Mink oil”. Remember to get the leather surface clean before adapting to Mink oil.
  • Staying your leather product (s) away from keys, knives or any other sharp items.
  • Avoid cleaning products with alcohol, turpentine or other mineral spirits.
  • If leather gets wet, absorb as much water as possible with a thick hand towel and then air dry.

How can I do it:

Leather is susceptible to absorbing grease and oils; handle with clean hands. Repeat every 6 months or as needed to clean, condition and protect leather goods from soiling and water spotting.

  • Apply a cleaner made specifically for the leather needing maintenance.
  • Using a soft cotton cloth, apply approximately 1 oz. of the solution all over the leather.
  • Allow the leather to dry for at least 12 hours away from sunlight and heat.
  • When dry, buff the leather with a soft cotton cloth using a circular motion.

Fine leather deserves good care because even the best leather will dry and crack over time. If handled roughly or stored improperly, your leather goods may stain or prematurely deteriorate.

Our products are designed with vegetable tanned and distressed leather – top quality leather that has gone through an extensive tanning and finishing process; only the best quality hides free of flaws are selected. The final product is very soft and flexible, yet strong in its ability to withstand daily use. Quality  leather only gets better with proper cleaning and conditioning.

How To Enhance the Natural Beauty:

Use this method twice a year to clean and polish all fine smooth leathers.

  • Dampen a soft cotton cloth with warm water.
  • Using a circular motion, carefully clean the leather.
  • Allow to dry for at least 11 hours away from direct sunlight and heat.
  • Before completely dry, rub mink oil all over the leather.
  • If needed, apply a second coat within 30 minutes.
  • Finish drying.

How to Preserve Leather & Repel Water:

Condition leather once a year to repel water and keep leather soft.

  • Dampen a soft cotton cloth with warm water.
  • Warm the leather with a hair dryer on low for 30 seconds
  • Apply mink oil, including the strap and all seams and stitching.
  • Allow leather to dry for 12 hours away from sunlight and heat.
  • Apply a second coat for additional weather protection.

It’s common for leather to get scratches and spots over time from normal use. Though it is difficult to truly repair leather because it is an organic material, there are several methods of minimizing the appearance of the damage with a little care.

Your leather goods will patina before your very eyes – a reflection of the journey you’ve taken. A patina naturally develops in response to your environment and makes your bag one of a kind. The transformation in its coloring is a characteristic of quality leather and signifies its inherent beauty.

How to Reduce Scratches:

Leather is susceptible to absorbing grease and oils; handle with clean hands.

  • Locate the scratch or spot on the leather goods
  • Using the oils from your hands, bend and work the spot back and forth over the scratch and marks.
  • Continue as needed working the leather. The scratch will continue to disappear over time.

How to Remove Spots:

Remove spots as soon as they appear; don’t let it sit on the leather too long.

  • Use a baby wipe and fold it in half. Do not use wipes that contain alcohol, dyes or fragrance.
  • Place your hand on the opposite side of the stain and wipe away, cleaning the spot and surrounding area.
  • Rub with moderate pressure to remove the stain; using too much force may discolor the leather.

The mink oil mentioned above can be purchased in your local leather shop. We currently don’t provide it.

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